History Stories
CATEGORY: Nelson Mandela
Ahmed Kathrada, Anti-Apartheid Activist and Mandela Confidant, Dies
March 28, 2017

Ahmed Kathrada an anti-apartheid activist, South African politician, former political prisoner and close friend of Nelson Mandela has died at age 87. Read More

Mandela Becomes a Free Man, 25 Years Ago
February 11, 2015

On the anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison, learn how South Africa’s famous anti-apartheid campaigner finally became a free man. Read More

Nelson Mandela Comes to America
December 9, 2013

As the world mourns the death of Nelson Mandela, take a look back at the “pop star’s welcome” he received upon first visiting the United States in 1990. Read More

Remembering Nelson Mandela
December 5, 2013

The South African activist and former president led the struggle against apartheid and became a global advocate for human rights. Read More